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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,370
Posted By Chasseur
How are these wheels standing up, if you're out...

How are these wheels standing up, if you're out there reddog3? I'm thinking of building up a very similar set (probably using Sapim Race for NDS) for big climbing days only at 160-163 lbs.
Forum: Commuting 05-23-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,704
Posted By Chasseur
I'm very close to buying the laptop or office...

I'm very close to buying the laptop or office bag, but I need some kind of affirmation that they hold up and have a decent and convenient attachment system
Forum: Commuting 02-24-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,716
Posted By Chasseur
i have a rob roy with an nexus 8 and it is good,...

i have a rob roy with an nexus 8 and it is good, but dood upthread is 100% correct on the cable interface with the cassette joint or whatever shimano calls it. its very inconvenient to use. the...
Forum: Commuting 11-01-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By Chasseur
I'll post a picture when I get a chance. I was...

I'll post a picture when I get a chance. I was expecting the shifter to work like crap after all the dissing, but it's not too bad for road/commuting, at least in the week I've been using it. The...
Forum: Commuting 10-31-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By Chasseur
Ok, I made an adaptor for my nexus shifter with a...

Ok, I made an adaptor for my nexus shifter with a scrap bin kalloy mtb bar and a $1.39 hose clamp that is almost invisible and does not impinge on the grip area at all, as it is tucked under the gear...
Forum: Commuting 10-14-07, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,079
Posted By Chasseur
dwoloz, any shot at getting a Hebie model 355 as...

dwoloz, any shot at getting a Hebie model 355 as a special order? Seems like the two prong guard would protect my trousers better?
Forum: Commuting 10-13-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,079
Posted By Chasseur
The chaincase is really appealing to me, but I...

The chaincase is really appealing to me, but I want to use a 48. I hope to see one of these in action at some point, I'm sure you'll sell well.

So, why is the 48 tooth chainguard $3 less than the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-13-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 28,268
Posted By Chasseur
Thanks, useful info. Where is the obstruction...

Thanks, useful info. Where is the obstruction for hybrid fenders on the RobRoy, the front fork or the rear stays? My current cross bike has tight clearances as cx frames goes, and the hybrid...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-11-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 28,268
Posted By Chasseur
I use the Perf Kevlar touring tires they always...

I use the Perf Kevlar touring tires they always sell for like $12, 28 width. I've done probly 7000+ miles loaded commuting using 2 rears and one front and I've never flatted. And the ones I've...
Forum: Commuting 11-11-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,467
Posted By Chasseur
I have the tires everyone loves to hate...

I have the tires everyone loves to hate on--Performance GT2/K 700x28. They have about 1300mi so far on an 80%/20% mix of road and crushed rock path pretty heavily loaded. No flats. The casings are...
Forum: Commuting 11-07-05, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Chasseur
I went from a timbuk2 msger bag and mountainsmith...

I went from a timbuk2 msger bag and mountainsmith msgr bag to ortlieb panniers, and it was a great decision. There is no way I could carry what I carry in a msgr bag--laptop, 2 or three casebooks,...
Forum: Commuting 11-05-05, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By Chasseur
"You handle it like you handle a bicycle" -...

"You handle it like you handle a bicycle" - Jacques Rosay, Airbus A380 test pilot

This is un ultra cool quote, but when read it I immediately heard a pissed off Jack Nicholson scream in my head: ...
Forum: Commuting 11-05-05, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By Chasseur
Frame it. Bronze it. Continue to fetishize...

Frame it. Bronze it. Continue to fetishize Brooks at all costs.

I'd be sort of pissed if it were me, but I know these things do happen.

FWIW, I have a cheap ($30), 100g Velo Ti railed saddle...
Forum: Commuting 11-04-05, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By Chasseur
I like flatbars for loaded medium distance (10...

I like flatbars for loaded medium distance (10 miles each way) commute. If it were over say 12 or so miles, drops might appeal more to me, but for maneuverability and visibility, I'm liking the...
Forum: Commuting 11-03-05, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Chasseur
John, why NON INSULATED? Do they crimp better? ...

John, why NON INSULATED? Do they crimp better? I am considering this as a temporary measure. How has it held up for you?

I know that soldering is the correct way, but I have neither soldering...
Forum: Commuting 11-01-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Chasseur
Splicing lighting cables

I've ordered a replacement battery for my old Vistalite head units from batteryspace.
http://www.batteryspace.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=2197

What is the best way to splice the...
Forum: Commuting 10-26-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,309
Posted By Chasseur
Anyone ever tried using a bombproof waterbottle...

Anyone ever tried using a bombproof waterbottle filled with 55 deg tapwater adjacent to your laptop sleeve inside the pannier? This would seem to be a lower tech, cheaper tactic than chem heaters. ...
Forum: Commuting 10-23-05, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By Chasseur
My cx commuter has verrry short chainstays--41.1...

My cx commuter has verrry short chainstays--41.1 cm. I use Ortlieb Front Rollers with a standard length Delta rear rack. Because the Front Rollers have adjustable mounts, you can slide them rather...
Forum: Commuting 10-20-05, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By Chasseur
Wow, he kinda slammed mass transit the previous...

Wow, he kinda slammed mass transit the previous day, but his report on bike commuting was extreeeemely positive, I was surprised.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-17-05, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,358
Posted By Chasseur
There's a pretty decent reason to run the front...

There's a pretty decent reason to run the front that way. I've raced two Conquest Pro frames over the past 6 years and the downtube fd routing has never caused the slightest issue for me, even days...
Forum: Commuting 10-14-05, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By Chasseur
FWIW, I agree, first choice should be just...

FWIW, I agree, first choice should be just lightrail direct to Union, and second should be detraining around the convention center and freestyling it roughly down 15th. Waiting to get off at...
Forum: Commuting 10-13-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,839
Posted By Chasseur
I meant that the STOCK "mudflap" is pretty...

I meant that the STOCK "mudflap" is pretty useless. My addition worked great in the mud and snow-- no spatters on shoes or gaiters at all.
Forum: Commuting 10-13-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,839
Posted By Chasseur
Since I had a hard time trying to figure out just...

Since I had a hard time trying to figure out just how much coverage the Freddy clip-ons SpeedEZ have, here's how they fit my ride for those trying to make purchase decisions. Those are only 30 width...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 10-13-05, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,587
Posted By Chasseur
holy cow is it really brackets? ...

holy cow is it really brackets?

http://img392.imageshack.us/img392/3618/10130001pshop4x6web4bv.jpg
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 10-13-05, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,587
Posted By Chasseur
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Anothah test...
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